Peter Norton's Inside the PC

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Sams, 1999 - Computers - 816 pages
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Peter Norton's Inside the PC, 8th Edition provides insight the PC family. The book focuses on the exploration of the PC including the hardware and its interior as well as focusing attention on the operating systems -- Windows and DOS. This book goes into more depth on these topics than you will find in the many comprehensive PC books available that cover a wider audience range. The more the reader knows about his PC the better he can truly realize the potential of the machine.

This book will help the reader understand what goes on inside the PC which will help him make more educated decisions in buying new or additional equipment. After reading this book the user will be in a better position to get the most for his money when making PC or PC-related purchases.

This book covers processors to operating systems, monitors to multimedia, and mobile PCs to the Internet. The reader will become well versed in all of these technologies and more.

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Contents

The View From Afar
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Acknowledgments
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Removable hard disks superfloppies magnetoopticals CDRW and DVDROM to DVDRAM
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Peter Norton: Computer software entrepreneur and writer Peter Norton established his technical expertise and accessible style from the earliest days of the PC. His Norton Utilities was the first product of its kind, giving early computer owners control over their hardware and protection against myriad problems. His flagship title Peter Norton's Inside the PC has provided the same insight and education to over 1 million computer users worldwide. His recent new titles including Peter Norton's Guide to Upgrading and Repairing PCs have instantly solidified their standing as expert books on each topic. John Goodman: Designer, writer, teacher, and consultant, John Goodman has been explaining computers to lay people since 1977. Former president of one of the country s largest PC users groups, he is the best-selling author of computers books including Memory Management for All of Us. His long-term study of PCs provides a valuable perspective that he shares with his readers.

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